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Figure Shipments of notified waste from EU Member States to other EU and non‐EU countries, 1997-2009
The figure illustrates the amount of transboundary shipped notified waste, in Million tonnes, traded from EU-member states to different countries. These cover countries within EU-15, EFTA, Non-OECD (inkl. BG and RO), EU-12 excl. BG + RO and OECD (non-EFTA).
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Figure Recycling rates for packaging waste in 2009 by country
Generation and recycling of packaging waste in the member countries of the European Environment Agency. The data show that 17 countries in 2009 met the 2009 target of the Packaging Waste Directive (2004/12/EC) to recycle at least 55% of packaging waste generated, and two countries missed the 2001 target to recycle at least 25%.
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Figure Trend in generation of municipal waste in the EU, EFTA countries, Turkey and Western Balkan countries, 2003 and 2010
The figure is a bar plot of the generation of municipal waste in kg per capita, covering 2003 and 2010.
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Figure Waste geneneration by type of waste in the EU‐27, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway and Turkey, 2008
The total generation of waste in the EU-27, Croatia, FYR Of Macedonia, Norway and Turkey divided into 7 different categories. The figure shows that nearly two thirds of all waste in 2008 was mineral waste, mainly from mining, quarrying, construction and demolition.
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Figure Growth in the Productivity of Labour, Energy and materials for selected European countries
This figure shows the development of labour productivity, energy productivity and material productivity in selected European countries.
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Publication Material resources and waste — 2012 update
Update to the European Environment State and Outlook 2010 (SOER 2010) thematic assessment
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Article D source code Waste in Greenland
From densely populated cities to remote settlements, everywhere we live, we generate waste. Food leftovers, electronic waste, batteries, paper, plastic bottles, clothing, old furniture - they all need to be disposed of. Some end up re-used or recycled; others are burned for energy or sent to landfills. There is not a single way to manage waste that would work everywhere. How we do it needs to take into account local circumstances. After all, waste starts as a local issue. Given its sparse population, long distances between settlements and lack of road infrastructure, here is how the Greenland government approaches the country’s waste issue.
Located in Signals — every breath we take Signals 2012 Interviews
Figure Development in generation of non-mineral wastes by economic activity
Time series (indexed to base year 2004) of waste generation in EU27 for all economic activity categories excluding mineral wastes
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Figure Development in generation of non-mineral wastes by economic activity
Absolute amounts of waste generation in EU27 for all economic activity categories excluding mineral wastes
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Information about waste policies, legislation, management and much more by the Directorate-General Environment.
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